Conference 2010

The MEI Conference is an annual 3-day event. The 2010 MEI Conference took place at the University of Reading from Thursday 1 July 2010 to Saturday 3 July 2010.

MEI Conference 2010 Handouts

Session A

  1. Multivariable Calculus - John Cooper
  2. Using NRICH in A Level Mechanics - Stephen Hewson
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  5. Getting the most out of the MEI online resources - Catherine Berry
  6. Maths in the diplomas - Richard Browne
  7. What's new about GCSE from 2010? - Stella Dudzic
  8. Number Theory: Links to the School Curriculum - Oscar Gregan
  9. Analysis of mathematical games: a masterclass - Bernard Murphy
  10. MEI's current work - Roger Porkess

Session B

  1. Markov Chains as an enrichment topic accessible to all - Richard Lissaman
  2. Techniques to engage students in Mechanics - Prof John Berry
  3. Binomial and Normal Distributions: ideas for teaching - Stella Dudzic
  4. How to make Decision Maths exciting - Sue de Pomerai
  5. My Favourite topics in Autograph for Pure Mathematics - Douglas Butler
  6. Bridging the GCSE to A level gap - Pat Morton
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  8. (Crop) Circle Constructions - Garrod Musto
  9. Polyominoes: a Year 6/7 masterclass - Bernard Murphy
  10. Investigation of Curves - Roger Porkess and Chris Longhurst
  11. Ask the Examiner: Core Mathematics - John Waller

Session C

  1. Pictures and puzzles in teaching A Level Core - Bernard Murphy
  2. Misconceptions in Mechanics - Ted Graham
  3. Bringing Significance to the Classroom - RSS
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  5. Using handheld Technology to support pupils' understanding - Jenny Orton
  6. Assessment for Learning at A Level (ideas from the revision guides & beyond) - Stella Dudzic
  7. Ask the Examiner: Additional Mathematics - Michael Ling
  8. Topics in Undergraduate Mathematics: Continuity and Differentiability - Andrew Rogers
  9. Risk Probability in the Classroom - Part 1 - Nadia Baker
  10. C3 Coursework - Val Hanrahan
  11. Ask the Examiner: Probability and Statistics - Owen Toller

Session D

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  2. Simple Practical Activities in Mechanics - Ted Graham
  3. Bringing Significance to the Classroom - RSS
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  5. Beyond the texbook: resources and ideas for S1 & S2 - Sidney Tyrell
  6. What's new and exciting on the web - Douglas Butler
  7. Exploring applications with a calculator - Stella Dudzic and Chris Longhurst
  8. Preparing for STEP Mathematics 1 & 2 - Peter Mitchell
  9. Risk Probability in the Classroom - Part 2 (Gameshow) - Nadia Baker
  10. C4 Comprehension - Val Hanrahan
  11. MEI specific: Feedback and data from the January MEI exams - Keith Proffitt

Lecture - Vinay Kathotia
Lecture - Roger Porkess


Session E

  1. Big ideas in Core Mathematics - Martyn Parker
  2. Practical Mechanics - Rod Bond and Ria Symonds
  3. A taster session in Statistics for Yr 11 students - Stella Dudzic
  4. Engaging weaker students in Decision Maths - Jeff Trim
  5. The National STEM Centre Resources - Tom Button
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  7. Functional Mathematics - Richard Browne
  8. Some ideas on limits and convergence - David Bedford
  9. Ask the Examiner: Mechanics - David Holland

Session F

  1. Approaches to teaching algebraic concepts at A Level - Richard Lissaman
  2. The Virtual Physical Larboratory - John Nunn
  3. Big ideas in Statistics - Gerald Goodall
  4. Hands on activities: Decision Maths - Jeff Trim
  5. My favourite topics in Autograph for applied mathematics - Douglas Butler
  6. Maths in the workplace - Richard Browne
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  8. I do, I understand - Vinay Kathotia
  9. Mathematical Paperfolding - Tom Bunting
  10. Ask the Examiner: Core - Mike Dixon
  11. Ask the Examiner: Mechanics - Ted Graham

Session G

  1. Engaging weaker students in Core Mathematics - Phil Chaffe
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  4. Decision maths: Progression for students to university and careers - Steve Russ and Marcin Jurzinski
  5. MathCentre and MathTutor Resources Revitalised - Liz Meenan
  6. The M in STEM - Tom Button
  7. GCSE retakes - Strategies for Engagement - Sally Barton
  8. Roll once round the boundary to measure the area: planimeters - Chris Sangwin
  9. Proofs without words - Stella Dudzic
  10. Introducing key topics in Numberical Methods - Richard Lissaman

Session H

  1. Six new gems that every teacher of C3 & C4 should know - Richard Lissaman
  2. A taster session in Mechanics for Yr 11 students - Jane West
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  4. Decision Maths: Why offer it? - Sue de Pomerai
  5. Geogebra Masterclass - Michael Borcherds
  6. An introduction to the NCETM Portal - Fiona Allan
  7. GCSE Maths: Interactive Lesson Ideas - Adam Boddison
  8. Advanced extension Award (AEA): Enriching and supporting students - Sharon Tripconey
  9. Mathematics of Juggling - Chris Saker
  10. Ask the Examiner: FP1 - Charlie Stripp

Session I

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  2. Ideas for teaching Moments - Charlie Stripp and Stephen Lee
  3. Teaching Statistics - a practical approach - Mark Kent
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  5. Geogebra for beginners - Bernard Murphy
  6. What does the NCETM Portal offer Heads of Departments? - Fiona Allan
  7. Number and Shape Activities for the British classroom based on Realistic Mathematics Education - Sue Hough
  8. The Fibonacci Sequence and Right Angled Triangles - Tomi Owens
  9. Mathemagical - Ian Vallance
  10. Ask the Examiner: Statistics - Bob Francis
  11. Ask the Examiner: Core - Greg Atwood

Session J

  1. Six new gems that every teacher of Further Pure should know - Chris Saker
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  3. Teaching Statistics through problem solving - Neil Sheldon
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  5. Geogebra in Mechanics (Redirected to GeoGebra Website) - Tom Button
  6. Personal Learning on www.ncetm.org.uk - Fiona Allan
  7. Using Algebra and Data Activities based upon Realistic Mathematics Education in the British classroom - Sue Hough
  8. Inversion - Geometry on its head - Simon Dakeyne
  9. Problem-Solving Strategies in the Magic Mathworks Travelling Circus (Redirected to Magicmathworks Website) - Paul Stephenson
  10. Ask the Examiner: Decision - Sue de Pomerai
  11. Ask the Examiner: Applied - Greg Attwood

Session K

  1. An introduction to Group Theory - Sue de Pomerai
  2. Ideas for teaching circular motion - Charlie Stripp and Stephen Lee
  3. Teaching t tests- Neil Sheldon
  4. A taster session in Decision Maths for Yr 11 sudents: Join the Dots - Sharon Tripconey
  5. Geogebra in Further Mathematics - Bob Francis
  6. NCETM Teacher Enquiry Funded projects -Fiona Allan
  7. What does progress look like in Realistic Mathematics Education compared with other approaches? - Sue Hough
  8. Preparing for STEP Mathematics 3 - Peter Mitchell
  9. Problem-Solving Strategies in the Magic Mathworks Travelling Circus (Redirected to Magicmathworks Website) - Paul Stephenson
  10. Numerical Methods Coursework - Richard Lissaman
  11. Ask the Examiner: AEA - Gregg Attwood

Bernard Murphy: The cubic and quartic formulae(Saturday replacement lecture)
Original Programme Document